What's beyond that surf and sand in Jacksonville?
Go fishing! Jacksonville offers fantastic fishing options for the beginner fisherman to the advanced angler.
As I write this fishing forecast it's darn near 83 degrees outside, which means warming waters are on the way and will be here to stay—including plenty of fish to reel in. Here are the types of fish can you expect to put in the boat in these months:
March - May:
- Sheepshead spawning
- Black Drum gathering at area inlets
- Redfish moving- Bull Redfish in River
- Baitfish starting to show up
- Trout also showing up in numbers at the inlet
- Pompano catches
- Tripletails on the rip lines
- Spanish Mackerel schools
Before you know it, we will back into the Summer pattern, where every day is like the one before. And I shift gears, because of the summer heat.
I never want Summer to rush in overnight. Because even though "spring" can be here and gone in just a few weeks it seems. It's time to savor the flavor of Spring, starting Right Now!
If you are planning a Summer vacation to Jacksonville, take a quick fishing trip. Get out on the water, enjoy a sunrise over the inlet while you give the kids an experience they won’t forget with a two hour Kids Fishing Trip. Kids trips is something I specialize in all summer long, and even when the kids are still in school I will offer it.
From casting a rod, to fish catching, to sea turtles, shrimp boats, sharks, dolphins, manatees…we see it all sometimes.
The trip is more than just fishing, it offers educational and fun for the kids (usually under 10 years of age) and most of the time I head it was the highlight of their stay in Jacksonville!
Capt Dave's Sport Fishing's two hour Kids Fishing Trip is for the ages that can't be on a boat all day. And two hours is the perfect amount of time. Jacksonville is home to more shoreline than any destination in the country. Fishing in Jacksonville is affordable family fun. With plenty of photo and video opportunities to show the folks back home.